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Continuing Education Requirements - Maryland Real Estate Commission

What Every Licensee Should Know About Real Estate Continuing Education


Continuing education is to be completed during the term of the license and prior to submitting a renewal application. Licensees must complete all hours due for each renewal period prior to submitting a reactivation application. You must complete CE and renew to remain inactive!


SALESPERSONS AND ASSOCIATE BROKERS


RESIDENTIAL Salespersons and Associate Brokers
15 hours which includes 3.0 legislative, 3.0 MREC Agency-residential, 3.0 ethics, 1.5 fair housing (required classes); the remaining 4.5 hours are electives


Commercial Designation (SOLELY - NO RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS) Salespersons and Assoc. Brokers
15 hours which includes 3.0 legislative, 3.0 MREC Agency-commerical, 3.0 ethics (required classes); the remaining 6.0 hours are electives


BROKERS AND DESIGNATED BRANCH OFFICE MANAGERS OR TEAM LEADERS


RESIDENTIAL Brokers, Branch Office Managers or Team Leaders
15 hours which includes 3.0 legislative, 3.0 MREC Agency-residential, 3.0 ethics, 3.0 supervision, 1.5 fair housing (required classes); the remaining 1.5 hours are electives


Commercial Designation (SOLELY - NO RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS) Brokers, Branch Managers or Team leaders
15 hours which includes 3.0 legislative, 3.0 MREC Agency-commerical, 3.0 ethics, 3.0 supervision (required classes); the remaining 3.0 hours are electives


REMINDERS:

  • Legislative topic (A), ethics topic (D), and agency topic (H) are required Maryland courses for all licensees.
  • Fair housing topic (C) is required for all licensees with a residential license.
  • Supervision topic (I) is required for all brokers, designated branch office managers and team leaders.
  • The ethics course must include MD Code of Ethics, Flipping and Predatory Lending.
  • NAR ethics is not a substitute for the Maryland required ethics course.


Attention Brokers, Branch Office Managers, and Team Leaders – Once a licensee assumes a supervisory position as a broker, BOM, or team leader, he or she will have 90 days to complete 3 clock hours of MREC Required Supervision Course, if he or she didn’t already complete it for his/her last renewal.


If you hold a license in another state, hours may be considered toward your Maryland ELECTIVES. To find out, e-mail the out-of-state CE course completion certificate(s) to dloplrecec-dllr@maryland.gov at least 30 days prior to the expiration of your license. If recognized, the hours credited will be entered into your licensing record and an eNotice sent to your e-mail address of record. You may verify credits earned online.

NOTE – Maryland does not recognize post-licensing education.